A rare find. This beautiful 2860 hectare grazing farm with great diversity and scope to plant pastures, is nestled in the plains of the greater Karoo. This safe and secure farm totally off the grid, it is in the Eastern Cape, located between Jansenville and Graaff – Reinet (malaria -free zone), South Africa, within the Pearson district overlooking the snowy mountains. Only a 3-hour drive from Port Elizabeth International airport or Graaff -Reinet only 55km away with its own landing strip for smaller planes. It is an economical grazing farming unit which can carry 143 Large Stock Units or 953 Small Stock Units.
The owner is currently farming with game, but it is ideal for small stock like merino sheep or Angora goats with a small number of cattle, with the necessary camps and water points in place. The entire farm is farmable and accessible – no erosion, no invasive plants, never been overgrazed and a very healthy nocturnal life. Pearson district is known for its game and livestock farms and this farm has one of the highest carrying capacities in the area!
Accommodation -The Lodge features a kitchen/ bar area with dining facilities as well as a well-equipped management office. Guests can sleep peacefully in the lodge.
Three fully equipped Rondavels that can accommodate 18 people.
Eskom /Electrical supply – There is Eskom but using it totally off the grid at the moment
Carrying capacity: = 2860 ha@ LSU = 143 LSU or 953 SSU (0.15 LSU = 1 SSU)
Water: – 100% drinkable, stored and harvested in water tanks from rain and from boreholes.
6 x Boreholes equipped, and another 2 boreholes identified by groundwater surveys stipulating that enough water is available for planted pasture.
6 x Windpumps
4 x Plastic water pumps
9 x Gravel dams
5 x Cement & corrugated iron dams
Coordinates: Latitude – S32’38’38.57” Longitude – E24’52’59.76”
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